Deputy Manager - The Robert Gillow - Lancaster

Hydes Brewery
12 Oct 2016
08 Nov 2016
Sport & Leisure
Contract Type
Full Time
Here at Hydes, we are not only a pub operator but we also brew our own beer, and have over 150 years of history and heritage

Are you looking for a new challenge? Do you have a bubbly personality, have excellent standards, integrity and enjoy leading a team? We may have the perfect role for you.

We are now looking to recruit to our management team at the newly refurbished Robert Gillow, to enhance our strong team, and help us be the best at what we do, and ensure 'excellence is a habit'.

The Site

The Robert Gillow will undergo a repositioning in terms of the consumer offer in November 2016. With a mix of traditional favourites and the introduction of some world favourites we aim to provide todays customers with a traditional yet unique style of operation.

This is a fantastic city centre location, in the heart of the shopping area and student circuit, in Lancaster. It is the perfect opportunity for you to be a part of the local community whilst building a new customer base at this site.

The Role

The Deputy Manager is a key role in making the Robert Gillow. a success. You will be the leader of the front of house team, knowledgeable about our products, and have passion for food, drink and hospitality.

You will be the right hand man or woman to the General Manager, taking sole charge in their absence which includes 5 weeks holiday relief per year and 2 days each week. You will also work closely with the Chef to ensure that we provide a first class food service to customers. You will be involved in people management, marketing and social media drives at the site.

The Person

You will have experience at Duty Manager level, and either be looking for a move to your first Deputy Manager role, or be an existing Deputy Manager looking for a role with more responsibility and opportunity to learn, progress and lead the team forward.

You should have previous experience within a busy hospitality setting where you have had day to day dealings with, cask ale and food. You will have 'held' a site for a short period of time and had exposure to stock control systems and processes.

We are therefore looking for someone who can demonstrate the following attributes and skills to deliver and achieve 'excellence as a habit'

Strong front of house presence
Strong leadership skills
Socially confident with excellent interpersonal skills
Has excellent attention to detail
Passion for providing excellent customer service and leading the team by example
Indicates a positive 'can do attitude'
Enjoys working to high standards and working under pressure
Has excellent verbal and written communication skills
Is able to respond to customers appropriately and respond to their needs
Handling and resolving complaints
Able to give clear direction, delegate effectively and adapt to change
Strong decision making skills.
Ability to inspire others, and coach and mentor team members
Extensive organisational skills in particular organising and running events at the site
Recruitment and Selection
Performance Management

The Benefits

We offer comprehensive training packages, to ensure that you are to speed with the way we do things. This will include understanding our menus and beers as well as understanding the culture of the site you will be working in.

Career Progression Plans within our estate
Salary GBP19,000 - GBP21,000 per annum
5.6 weeks holiday Company Pension Plan
50% discount card for food at some of our sites upon completion of your mandatory training

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